Rajasthan is truly the land of royals where you can unearth some of the most glorious facades of Indian history. The state charms everyone with its bygone era tales which still breathe here in every palace, every monument, and every haveli. From its unmatched cultures to the rich history, from its vivacious festivals to charismatic destinations– visit Rajasthan to get wide-eyed with astonishment.
The Rajasthan heritage tour by car starts from Bikaner, a desert city with many stories. Bikaner is dotted with some of the richest wonders of history in the form of old palaces, temples and a mosque. Visit the Junagarh Fort which was built in 1478 by Rao Bika who established Bikaner. The massive fort has seven gates apart from royal palaces, pavilions and shrines of Hindu and Jain religions. The sightseeing tour also includes Lalgarh Palace, a stunning red sandstone structure with a blend of Rajput, Mughal, and European architectural styles.
Overnight stay in Bikaner.
The Sun City of Rajasthan was founded in 1459. It is home to the prestigious Mehrangarh Fort standing 400 feet above the city with its fortified walls. Umaid Bhawan Palace is undoubtedly the most spectacular attraction of Jodhpur with its 347 massive rooms showcasing Indian and European style of architecture. Other places of tourist interest in Jodhpur are Jaswant Thada, Mandore Gardens, Kailana Lake, etc.
Rightly termed as the city of lakes, Udaipur oozes love in the air. This is the most romantic destination with a breathtaking history. Here you must visit the City Palace, the residence of the royal Mewar family. Do not miss a boat ride on the pristine Lake Pichola of Udaipur. The city has many other historical wonders like Jag Mandir, Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Lake Fatehsagar, Saheliyon Ki Bari and Bagore Ki Haveli.
Bikaner is a culturally rich city of Rajasthan. The Junagarh Fort here blends together Mughal, Gujarati and Rajput styles of architectural styles. Lalgarh Palace of Bikaner is now a heritage hotel serving extravagant guests with the most opulent services and warmth of Indian hospitality. The most interesting attraction of the city is the National Research Centre on Camel where you can learn a lot about camel breeding.
Jaisalmer evokes images of gleaming Thar Desert and desert safaris. The city’s Jaisalmer Fort remains extremely popular with its perfect shades of golden and yellow. It stuns visitors with its incredible architecture and 99 turrets. Also visit Bada Bagh, a cremation ground of many nobles and members of the royal families. Patwon-Ki-Haveli, with its five-storeys, also charms visitors with its huge corridors and adorned walls. However, the best experience in Jaisalmer can be cherished by indulging in Sam Sand Dunes to uncover the beauty of the desert on a camel back.
Pushkar is the holiest city of Rajasthan where one of the rarest temples of Lord Brahma is located. Pilgrims can be seen here taking dip into the holy Lake Pushkar to wash away their sins. The city also hosts the vivacious Pushkar Fair which is the biggest cattle fair on the planet.